The Balkanization of Somalia

The Balkanization of Somalia

The international community, particularly the United States, is pursuing a dual-track policy that encourages the very warlordism that is pulling Somalia apart at the seams.

Ruin by Recklessness

It is the height of recklessness for the current crop of uncompromising Republicans in Congress to play political games with our nation’s economic soundness.

Uganda: Ally Gone Bad?

Uganda: Ally Gone Bad?

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s violent crackdown of ongoing protests is creating an uncomfortable situation for the United States, which views Museveni as a key regional ally.

Puntland Splits

Puntland Splits

The autonomous section of northeast Somalia wants a better deal: for itself and for the whole country.

A New Frontier of Jihadi Islam?

Is Somalia rapidly turning into this year’s Afghanistan, with the Islamic Courts in the role of the Taliban and Ethiopia as the unilateral invader?